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u.s: However, the overall conclusion reached by Canadian officials was that the United States continues to meet the requirements for designation as a safe third country, according to Vancouver Courier. The Safe Third Country agreement between Canada and the U.S. is based on the core principle that people seeking refugee protection must file their claim in the first safe country they arrive in, unless they qualify for one of a few exceptions. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press under access-to-information law show Canada was concerned about the changes in U.S. immigration policy and conducted a review of its Safe Third Country agreement with the U.S. from January to March of 2017.article continues below Trending Stories GoFund Me set up for woman brutally assaulted in East Vancouver How to rake up and get rid of fall leaves in Vancouver This is not my Chilliwack School board puts school on the market The review came after U.S. President Donald Trump issued a number of executive orders on immigration, including one aimed at beefing up border security to end the abuse of parole and asylum provisions that delay and complicate the removal of undocumented migrants to the U.S. Canada's analyses of these U.S. policies were redacted from the documents. The other core tenet is that Canada considers the United States a safe country for refugees. The requirements for designating a country as safe are threefold each country must comply with the United Nations convention against torture and the UN convention on refugees and it must maintain a good human rights record. So, if an asylum seeker comes to Canada at an official border crossing from the U.S. and tries to claim refugee protection, they will be refused entry and encouraged to make their claim in the U.S. the safe country from which they just came. ( As reported in the news.